A gift of school supplies
What is a wish? A hope or desire for something that is not easily attainable. Some might wish upon a star. Others might throw a lucky penny into a fountain.
Know the signs
Bystanders are key players that have the power to make a difference by reporting the behavior or supporting students who are being bullied.
Johanna Lopez receives Queen Smith Award
Orange County Public Schools 2017 Teacher of the Year Johanna Lopez is the winner of the 2016 Queen Smith Award.
Parents battle FSA
Fourteen families are still fighting to have their children move on to fourth grade after refusing to take the FSA — a test deemed unnecessary and secretive by parents.
Maitland teachers recognized with award
Orlando Science Schools teachers Abdulkerim Akyalcin and Ozlem Akyalcin from Maitland have been awarded the Edyth May Sliffe Award for distinguished mathematics teaching.
Keep an out out for vision issues
The inability to see clearly can affect a child’s physical, mental and social development, which in turn can affect academic and athletic performance and, ultimately, self-esteem.
Giving since 1998
To many of us, $100 million might mean buying a house beyond our wildest dreams. To Central Florida’s highest-need children, $100 million over the past nearly 18 years means so much more.
Teaching with theater
One Maitland Middle School teacher is proud of her quirky curriculum that uses the performing arts to teach her students.
Nonprofit gives students a chance
A local nonprofit is helping students achieve their dreams of graduation - once degree at a time.
Wake up early to finish homework instead of staying up late
Whether you have a kindergartener, preteens or a soon-to-be college freshman, the beginning of a new school year brings excitement and a bit of anxiety for all families. Here are a few life hacks to help along the way.
Trinity Prep student lands Latin exam scholarship
The National Latin Exam Scholarship Committee recently announced that Saumya Sao, student of Carolyn Davidson at Trinity Preparatory School, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship after receiving a gold medal in the 2016 National Latin Exam.
Shop local for school supplies
Whatever your motive may be, make the most of your back-to-school shopping and spend your dollars locally.
Nonprofit ready to help students in need
For more than 67 percent of the children in Orange County, the words "back to school" can be devastating since they don't have the school supplies they need.
Programs can help students during new school year
Fun and education at the the Winter Park Public Library doesn’t end with summer vacation. There are many ways the library can help your family transition back into the school year and get a jump-start on academic success.
Renowned summer STEM program coming to local elementary school
Camp Invention, the nation’s premier summer enrichment day camp program, is coming to Audubon Park Elementary the week of July 11.